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“Family Food, Home Made from the Generations - Incredible Location”
Review of The Old Perithia

The Old Perithia
Ranked #2 of 5 Restaurants in Peritheia
Price range: US$9 - US$34
Cuisines: Greek
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Taverna 'The Old Perithia' is located at the center of the square and it's the only one that lasted, as it's been running since 1863. The family has always been the same and the taverna passes from the grandfather to the grandchild. At first it was serving the locals and the villagers and later the tourists. For about 150 years, what you experience with us is that a friendly environment and a good service can be combined with the traditional taste we offer and a high quality. We will offer exquisite dishes made with ingredients from our own garden. Here you will find specialities from Perithia and the entire Corfu, cooked by meticulously following our grandparents' recipes. You can enjoy original Greek food in the summer atmosphere, in bright daylight or under the stars of Old Perithia. You will also find a great variety in delicious appetizers, that if you let the waiter choose for you, you will definitely be more than amazed. Don't forget to try grandma's walnut cake, made with walnuts that we pick from walnut trees located in our village. Our taverna is the ideal choice if you want to rest while admiring the view of mountain Pandocrator or the sun clock on the wall of the old town hall. You can drink a coffee or a drink and enjoy your lunch or dinner.
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The thing is if it was anywhere else - would it be amazing....? The answer is yes. The family traditional recipes are exceptional. Don't eat the regular stuff - eat the family recommended items. Perfect, home made food - over decades of experience. Perfect family traditional Greek/Corfu hospitality. Reserved but friendly.

I had to read the poor reviews to try to understand what's wrong with people when they write bad reviews. The break for example is traditional style not stale at all. The Ginger beer is only made in a batch so not always on offer. The service is done with pride but not as to be a slave to the customer - which is what I would wish. It is a great gem of a place. Of course the surroundings add to it's uniqueness. The fact it has been there for so long, selling food to locals and then tourists means you can taste the rich experience in the food. The inside speaks of the history. It is a perfect place in a perfect location. Would love to come back.... if it wasn't for those windy roads.... which actually makes the place more amazing that people do come again and again! Brilliant thank you. Oh and the prices are astoundingly good!

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was an amazing experience.

The food and drink was plentiful and tasted fantastic. Also the service was brilliant.

We went as part of a day trip from our hotel, wouldn't have found this on our own!!

The drive to it is spectacular.

Highly recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

unforgettable experience for the food and the location. the only taverna of old perithia that invited you in by the lovely smell. traditional and hand made food with very local recipes and home products. we tried many things on the menu, all lovely and delicious. went twice although old perithia is a bit far to reach, was worth it!

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Thank rainboway
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

the village of old perithia is worth to visit, but this restaurant will just round up your trip here.
a perfect location with a great food. just sitting below the big tree, tasting the local ginger beer (fantastic) we fell like relaxed and perfect.
we had rabbit local art and it was very well prepared, very delicious.

a great place - we will come back again for sure

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Thank barthap
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

The restaurant, the oldest in Old Perithia it claims, has an excellent location with lovely views down the valley towards the sea. The food and wine are both excellent. However the service, when we were there, left a lot to be desired and we were left with the impression that the Owners were rather resting on their laurels.

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Thank PeripateticVintage
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